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NASA, Air Force Look to Ball Aerospace and Aerojet in ‘Green’ Satellite Fuel Push; Chris McLean Comments

Ball Aerospace and Aerojet Rocketdyne are working with the U.S. Air Force and NASA in an effort to use an environmentally friendly propellant for launch vehicles and spacecraft, Satellite Today reported Dec. 23. Caleb Henry writes the ‘Green Propellant Infusion Mission” will have its first space test in 2015, “scheduled …

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Engility Strikes Cash Deal to Buy Dynamics Research Corp.; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EGL) has agreed to acquire consulting firm Dynamics Research Corp. (NASDAQ: DRCO) in an effort to gain new customers and contracts, grow scale and diversify its service offerings. Both companies’ board of directors have signed off on the deal for Engility to buy all of DRC’s …

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CIO Rebecca Rhoads Adds Global Business Services President Role at Raytheon; William Swanson Comments

Rebecca Rhoads,  chief information officer and a vice president at Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), has added the role of president of Raytheon’s global business services group. Rhoads will oversee related Raytheon operations across supply chain management, finance, information technology, human resources and advanced media services,  Raytheon said Friday. Rhaods will be …

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LGS Innovations Sold to U.S. Investment Firms for $200M; Kevin Kelly Comments

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) has sold the company’s government technology subsidiary LGS Innovations to two U.S. investment firms for around $200 million in a move that will enable LGS to chase market and customer opportunities that it may not have been able to previously go after under Alcatel, LGS CEO Kevin …

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Jim DuBois Appointed Microsoft VP, CIO; Kevin Turner Comments

Jim DuBois, a two-decade veteran of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), has been promoted to corporate vice president and permanent chief information officer, effective Jan. 1. He will report to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner and lead the company’s team responsible for information technology programs, infrastructure, processes and service delivery, Microsoft said …

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Avaya to Help Suez Canal Authority Unify Comms System; Mohamed Hindy Comments

Avaya Inc. has been selected to connect the Suez Canal Authority’s communications system with a company platform in an effort to centralize the organization’s network and infrastructure. Suez Canal will move its communications ports into Avaya’s Aura Communication Manager system in order to consolidate the network with technology for finding …

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Martha Clark Goss Named to Berger Group Board

Martha Clark Goss, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at investment firm Amwell/Hopewell Holdings LLC for the past 10 years, has been appointed to the board of directors at Berger Group Holdings. She brings more than three decades of experience as a business executive along with experience serving on …

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Raytheon, EADS NA Win Order for Data and Voice Radios

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and EADS North America have been awarded a $33.2 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with light utility helicopters and aviation radios, Avionics Intelligence reported Sunday. John Keller writes the Redstone Arsenal, Ala.-based Army Contracting Command awarded the companies with the order to provide six UH-7 …

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CalAmp Buys Mobile Resource Provider RSI; Michael Burdiek Comments

CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) has bought mobile resource management provider Radio Satellite Integrators for $6.5 million as part of efforts to grow in the state and local public safety market. The acquisition is intended to raise CalAmp’s total profits and non-generally accepted accounting principles earnings per share in its 2014 fiscal …

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Claire Divver Named BAE Group Comms Director; Ian King Comments

Claire Divver, formerly a general manager of group corporate affairs at Xstrata, will join BAE Systems in January to lead the company’s communications efforts, PR Week reported Thursday. Mark Banham writes Divver will be part of BAE’s executive committee and serve as group communications director, where she will report directly …

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